Parents Orientation

Important Dates 2015-16

August 22: Residence Halls open for new student Move In Day at 10:00 a.m.
August 23: New Student Orientation and Parent Orientation continue throughout the day, with parents departing after dinner.
August 24: New students depart for WOA trips.
August 27: New students return from WOA trips to continue on-campus Orientation. September 1: Fall semester classes begin.
December 19: Residence Halls close at noon.

Information For Parents

Parent Orientation will operate concurrently with New Student Orientation on Saturday and Sunday, August 22-23, 2015. Parents will be able to register beginning this summer. The 2015 Orientation Schedule is not yet available, but you may get an idea of the types of events that will be offered by visiting last year’s schedule and selecting the “Parent and Family” track to see events just for you.

Information for International Students

New International Student Orientation (August 20-21, 2015) takes place prior to the Claremont McKenna College orientation. CMC strongly encourages new international students to participate in the program. To learn more about New International Student Orientation and get information about transportation and early arrival housing, visit International Place.